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Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
+1 901-205-2533
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Chronicling the artists and the music that shaped the legacy of "Memphis Sound," this museum features the Smithsonian's "Rock 'n' Roll: Social Crossroads" exhibition.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“own pace” (148 reviews)
“juke boxes” (49 reviews)
“audio tour” (134 reviews)
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191 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103-3715
+1 901-205-2533
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were going to the Gibson guitar tour and found this place across the road and glad we did. It takes around one hour and you get a headset to guide you through the exhibits. We learnt so much and got to see some amazing...More

1  Thank melbournedale
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was one of the stops on a Back Beat Tour of Memphis that I took recently. I liked the self-guided aspect of it. I could linger at an exhibit that interested me and move along on ones that didn't. I liked learning about the...More

Thank debmillr
Reviewed 6 days ago

I learned a lot here about the history of Blues and Soul, the players who impacted these movements, and the overarching impact on the people of that time and its continued impact on cultures today. There were some great exhibits that allowed you to listen...More

Thank Cia1964
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum was very interesting and outlined the music scene in Memphis from the cotton fields to current days. You are given an audio player to guide you through the museum, which you can do at your own pace. I was surprised to find the...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a self guided tour of this interesting museum. Saw some unexpectedly cool music history and learned more than a few things, too.

Thank GeneS_TX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This attraction is just off Beale St, so easily accessible and also affordable. You can move around at your own pace with the recording which I enjoyed. It was short and sweet but a lot was learned about how rock and soul came to be...More

Thank FoodandSunLover
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have set this up well. There is a very good audio which allows you to move around at your own pace. You can spend as long as you want and gave great insight into the influences which brought us rock and roll.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, great memories of great artist and lots of memorabilia of guitars, costumes that they wore, recording equipment etc...

Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was more interesting than we expected it to be and it was fun to travel down memory lane and learn the history of music in Memphis. Also they have a shuttle that goes to Sun Studios and Graceland.

Thank SGKCalifornia
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our favorite museums. The self-guided tours with the head sets let you spend the time on your interests. The history was vast and informative. There was so much music to listen to and it was set up so it was easy to follow...More

Thank Chris Y
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20 September 2015|
Response from John D | Property representative |
Kruse2007... It takes most guests between 1 and 1.5 hours. However, the Smithsonian-developed exhibition includes over 300 minutes of information, and almost 100 songs which lead our guests through the evolution of Memphis... More
2 May 2015|
Response from John D | Property representative |
TCnative... By total access plan, I assume you are referring to Memphis' "Backstage Pass" the discount combo ticket between the city's 4 most popular music attractions. By buying a "Bacjkstage Pass," and therefore making an... More